Professional Development

A list of professional organizations, information on certification, and educational opportunities to support accredited providers.

Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEHP)

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Offers innovative interprofessional educational programs and services to thousands of CE/CME/CPD educators who use their knowledge, skills, and expertise to improve health outcomes. Members include professionals working in hospitals and health systems, academic medical centers, medical specialty societies, medical education communication companies, the government, and the pharmaceutical/medical device/biotech industries.   

Texas Alliance for Continuing Medical Education (TACME)

Created to promote quality continuing medical education (CME) in the state of Texas. TACME provides opportunities for professional growth and development to all individual professionals and representatives of institutions and commercial companies involved with planning, implementing, and/or supporting CME in Texas. 

Certification of Healthcare Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Professionals (CHCP)

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CHCP™ is the only credential that designates qualified individuals as Certified Healthcare CPD professionals.  

Educational Opportunities

Texas CME Professional Development Conference
Join TMA and Texas Alliance for CME (TACME) for their annual 3-day conference on June 17-19, 2020 at the Embassy Suites San Antonio Landmark as they focus on accreditation requirements and issues, planning and management skills in CME, updates on the environment in which physicians practice medicine, and establishing a practical forum for CME providers to share ideas and best practices to learn from each other.

ACCME 2020 Meeting
Join the ACCME for their fourth annual meeting on May 6-8 at the Hilton Chicago (pre-conference sessions on May 5) This year’s theme—DRIVING CHANGE—connotes the forward momentum that educators bring as change-management leaders in healthcare organizations. Everyone contributes at #ACCME2020 to help us travel further as champions, coaches, and colleagues whose passion helps clinicians and the broader healthcare workforce to improve health for all.

Planning and Evalution in Support of MOC
Mar. 24, 1-2 pm CT
In this webinar,  ACCME staff and participants will take a collaborative look at the steps for planning a CME activity that also counts for MOC and explore how ACCME and MOC requirements are aligned.

Organization-specific Training

Books suggested by presenters at conferences related to the professional development of continuing education professionals:

Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning by Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger, and Mark A. McDaniel
Continuing Professional Development in Medicine and Health Care by William F. Rayburn, Mary G. Turco, and David A. Davis

Last Updated On

March 04, 2020